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A Manatū Taonga audio guide to Wellington's film industry. Check out the Ministry for Culture and Heritage's audio guide in the image carousel above.

Sometimes dubbed 'Wellywood', Wellington is home to a flourishing handful of movie-making facilities, most of them associated with Lord of the rings director Peter Jackson. These include model and special-effects studios Weta Workshop and Weta Digital. The Weta Cave is a museum and shop featuring Jackson's work.

Wellington region: arts and culture, http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/wellington-region/15

'Wellywood',
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/wellington-places/3/4

Design and digital content, http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/knowledge-based-industries/3

Giant wētā,
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/insects-overview/2/1

Roadside Stories are a series of audio guides to places of interest on major road trips in New Zealand. Each guide tells the story of an attraction along the way -- its people, its history, its cultural and natural significance. For more information about Roadside Stories visit http://www.mch.govt.nz/roadside/

Map showing Wellywood - Roadside Stories